He is liked with nickname "Choco" and developped print technique of collagraph in all Cuba. When he visited Angola as a professor of Art, he recognized his roots in Africa. He awarded the 1st prize in Printing contest of Orense and also an honor prize in Print biennale of Latin American and Carribean.
Awarded the great prize in International Printing Triennale of Kochi (Japan)
1947 Born in Santiago de Cuba
1970 Graduated from Cubanacan National Art School
1970-85 Professor and head of thePainting Department of the College of Arts (ISA) and faculty member of its Engraving Department.Member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) and of the International Association of Plastic Artists (AIAP).
Was presented with the National Cultural award and the Alejo Carpentier award.
Ana Mercedes Hoyos is one of the most outstanding figures in present day Colombian art. Her work has been the subject of three previous book s, received a wide critical commentary and figured in publications like Art News, Newsweek, Time and Art in America.
Born in Colombia in 1971, he earned his MFA in Oil Painting and Print-Making from the National University of Fine Arts in Bogota, Colombia in 1995. He has studied and worked in Italy, where he was awarded both for his paintings (Mantova, 1997) and prints (Florence, 1999) made in the tradition of modernist Latin American art.
Born in Holguin of Cuba. Started learning picture by himself and now he is participating actively as a member of Havana Graphic Atelier. Received the grand award in International Litographic Triennal Exhibition of Kanagawa in 2001. He is extending his activity all over the world enthusiastically. Resides in Havana now.
1997-2002 Licenciado en la Facultad de Bellas Artes por el Instituto Superior Pedagogico Enrique Jose Varona. Ciudad de La Habana. CUBA
1998 Miembro de la Asociacion de jovenes creadores “HERMANOS SAIZ.” CIUDAD DE LA HABANA CUBA.
2002 Asociado de la Agencia de Autores Visuales, “ADAVIS”. CIUDAD DE LA HABANA CUBA.
2003 Miembro de la sociedad de arquitectos para la Restauracion del Patrimonio Cultural Isla de la Juventud. CUBA
Miembro del Proyecto Restauracion “TODAS LAS MANOS”, para la Restauracion del Casco Historico de CIUDAD DE LA HABANA. CUBA